Frank J. Klosowski
July 27, 1923 – November 29, 2018
Frank J. Klosowski, 95, of Livingston, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Livingston, NJ. Born in Newark, Frank resided in Livingston since 1953. Frank was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering, where he earned a M.S. in Chemical Engineering. He was also a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a pharmacist in the Army Medical Corps in Europe during WWII. Frank worked as a Chemist at Tung Sol Electric, Bloomfield, NJ for 16 years and as a Chemical Engineer at Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, NJ, for 26 years before retiring in 1991. He was also an active member of the American Legion Post 201, where he served as a chaplain, the Livingston Old Guard, the Polish University Club of NJ, and the Polish American Club of Whippany.
Frank was a caring and generous family man. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going to the Jersey Shore and Florida along with traveling the world. Frank had several hobbies such as drawing, painting, photography and playing chess. He was also very active, whether it be going for a swim, a brisk walk, mowing the lawn or working out at the gym. He will be truly missed by all his family and friends.
Frank was predeceased by his parents, Katherine and Stanley Klosowski, and his brothers Stanley and Edward. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Blanche, his three loving children, Joanne DeMartino (Ralph) of Elkton, MD, Diane Sikora (Michael), of Livingston, and Frank Jr. of Livingston. He also leaves behind his adoring grandchildren, Victoria Sikora (Joseph) of Bordentown, and Michael Sikora IV of Hopewell, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 4 from 4-8 PM at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Livingston. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 5 at 10AM at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, with entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's name may be made to the Livingston American Legion Post 201, P.O. Box 201, Livingston, NJ 07039 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1918, Morristown, NJ 07962.
Livingston American Legion Post 201
P.O. Box 201, Livingston, NJ 07039
- American Cancer Society
- Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2018
- Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 5, 2018
- Entombment Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Frank J. Klosowski
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December 5, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family. I was very sorry to hear of Frank seniors passing. He led an amazing life and left an amazing legacy in his children and grandchildren.